Neuroscience

Parasomnia: What happens inside a sleepwalker's brain?

Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have taken a first step in exploring a rather complex question: what is happening inside the brain of somebody who may be considered "stuck" between sleep and wakefulness?

Neuroscience

Why sleep soothes distress: Neurobiology explained

A study published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience by an international team including the Woolcock's Dr. Rick Wassing examined research into sleep disorders over more than two decades to prove a good night's sleep is the perfect ...

Neuroscience

Macaque study sheds light on brain's perception of static images

We may not realize it, but our eyes constantly make rapid movements—two to three per second—even when we're looking at the same spot. Yet despite these frequent eye movements, we still perceive what we see as a stable ...

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